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Orang-outang, sive homo sylvestris: or, The anatomy of a pygmie compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man. To which is added, A philological essay concerning the pygmies, the cynocephali, the satyrs, and sphinges of the ancients. Wherein it will appear that they are all either apes or monkeys, and not men, as formerly pretended

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Orang-outang, sive homo sylvestris: or, The anatomy of a pygmie compared with that of a monkey, an ape, and a man. To which is added, A philological essay concerning the pygmies, the cynocephali, the satyrs, and sphinges of the ancients. Wherein it will appear that they are all either apes or monkeys, and not men, as formerly pretended


Published 1699
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"The ape was a chimpanzee from Africa, and not a true orang-outang."--Dictionary of National Biography

Includes bibliographical footnotes

Publishers' advertisements: [2] p. at end

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Publisher London, Printed for T. Bennett and D. Brown, and are to be had of Mr. Hunt
Pages 236
Language English
Call number 39088002824027
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book)

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